Category: Legacy Organizations

My First Turban

What is that?” I heard a huge voice behind me asking, as I sanded an antique Thonet bentwood chair. I turned to see Yogi Bhajan, my new teacher, towering over me with a most inquisitive stare. “It’s my turban, Sir,” I responded with great enthusiasm. It was actually a scarf that I’d managed to wrap enough
Divine Union Play, 3HO Anniversary, Janurary 5, 1970

Khalsa String Band

The wonderful Khalsa String Band was composed of the finest musicians of early 3HO. The 3HO musical scene had been taking shape since Yogiji began teaching in Los Angeles in 1969. Some of his earliest students had begun putting mantras to music and writing songs of and for this new and emerging spiritual family.
Khalsa String Band

Community Minded Children

By Jugat Guru Singh Khalsa and Saraswati Kaur Khalsa, Miri Piri Academy. “Recognize that the other person is you” This is one of Yogi Bhajan’s most widely known teachings. To be community-minded is to understand the inextricable connection between ourselves and the people around us. Individual consciousness has to go into a group consciousness to find
MPA students serving langar

Guru Nanak Dev Ji

As was customary in India in the 1400s, an astrologer was called to cast the horoscope for a newborn infant. He amazed everyone by saying, “This is no ordinary child. This infant is a divine incarnation.” He predicted that this soul would have a profound influence on the world. The astrologer was definitely right, for
Pita-Kalu-ji-Holding-Baby-Nanak-Mehta-Kalu-by-Bhagat-Singh-Sikhi-Art

Do You Know How the Golden Temple Sarovar is Kept Clean and Clear?

This article is courtesy of Miri Piri Academy Our annual forty days of ishnaan seva at the Golden Temple continues (Follow on instagram @mpaspirit). The site on which the Golden Temple rests has been a space for quiet reflection for centuries. Originally a small lake in the middle of a forest, many saints
MPA Students doing seva at the GT

The Gold and Marble at Harimandir Sahib Represents…

This article is courtesy of Miri Piri Academy Our annual forty days of ishnaan seva at the Golden Temple is a blessing for our students (Happening now! Follow on instagram @mpaspirit). Each morning as we walk down the stairs of the Golden Temple complex, we’re blessed with the vision of the golden Harmandir Sahib before
MPA student reading banis at the Golden Temple

Guru Gobind Singh and the Shabad Guru

The Shabad Guru of Guru Nanak evolved through the crystal psyche of the ten great Sikh Guru's and the Shabad once again rose as the single and uncontested Guru of the Sikhs. So the Shabad Guru reigns even today. To embrace the Shabad as your Guru, teacher, and guide takes courage and devotion.
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